Martedì, 15 Ottobre 2019
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Simposio sui Discorsi di Incitamento all'Odio verso i Migranti e Rifugiati

Hate Speech Symposium 26 01

(As of 19 January 2017)

08:30 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 10:00 Opening Session

Opening Statements:

Helga Schmid @HelgaSchmid_EU @eu_eeas
Secretary-General of the European External Action Service

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser @UNAOC
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Cecile Kyenge @ckyenge
Member of European Parliament; Former Italy's Minister for Integration

Federica Mogherini (video message) @FedericaMog
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security
Policy / Vice-President of the Commission

PLURAL+ screening @Pluralplus
PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is a joint initiative of UNAOC and IOM, which invites
the world’s youth every year to submit original and creative videos focusing on the
themes of migration, diversity and social inclusion.

10:00 - 11:15 Panel 1 – Media and the Rise of Populism

Magda Abu-Fadil (moderator) @MagdaAbuFadil
Journalist and Commentator; Director, Media Unlimited (Lebanon)

Tom Fletcher @TFletcher
Visiting Professor of International Relations, New York University; Former
British Ambassador to Lebanon (2011-15)

Jane Morrice @janemorrice
Member, Former Vice-President in charge of Communication, European Economic & Social Committee

Hatem Atallah @AnnaLindh
Executive Director, Anna Lindh Foundation

Giulia Laganà @OpenSociety
Senior Policy Analyst, EU Migration and Asylum Policies, Open Society European Policy Institute

Divina Frau-Meigs @divinameigs
Sociology Professor specialized in media, University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle

Q&A and online conversation using #SpreadNoHate.

11:15 - 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 - 13:00 Panel 2 – Triggers and Mechanisms of Hate Speech against Migrants
and Refugees

Shada Islam (moderator) @shada_islam @FriendsofEurope
Director of Europe and Geopolitics, Friends of Europe

Frank La Rue @FLarue_libex
Assistant Director-General Communication and Information, UNESCO

Zoltan Taubner @coe TBC
Director of External Relations, Council of Europe

Chiara Adamo @chiaradaa TBC
Head of Unit for Fundamental Rights Policy, European Commission, Directorate-General Justice and Consumers

Paul Gillespie
Columnist, The Irish Times; Member of EuroMed Media Network

Moawia M. Ahmed @mahabet
Journalist based in Greece; Refugee (Sudan)

Q&A and online conversation using #SpreadNoHate.

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:45 Improving the Quality of Media Coverage about Migrants and Refugees

Parallel Interactive Session 1 – The Role of Internet Intermediaries in Promoting Balanced Narratives

Nihal Saad (moderator) @nsaad777 @UNAOC
Chief of Cabinet and Spokesperson for the High Representative for the United
Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Brittan Heller @brittanheller @ADL_National
Director of technology and society, Anti-Defamation League

Richard Allan @Facebook
Vice President, Public Policy for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Facebook

Marco Pancini @marconav @Google
Public Policy Counsel, Google

Johannes Baldauf @AmadeuAntonio
Expert on Hate Speech online, Antonio Amadeu Stiftung (Germany)

Parallel Interactive Session 2 – Promoting Ethical Journalism

Ezzat Ibrahim (moderator)
Managing Editor, Al Ahram newspaper (Egypt)

Leila Ghandi @Leila_Ghandi
TV Host, Journalist and Producer (Morocco)

Blanca Tapia @BlancaTapiaC
Programme Manager, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

Alison Smale @asmalenyt TBC
Berlin Bureau Chief, The New York Times

Aidan White @aidanpwhite @EJNetwork
Director, Ethical Journalism Network

Sami Zaptia
Managing Editor, Libya Herald

Parallel Interactive Session 3 – Strengthening Partnerships between Media and Civil Society to Promote
Balanced Narratives

Ricardo Gutiérrez @Molenews1 @EFJEUROPE
General Secretary, European Federation of Journalists

Georgina Siklossy @ENAREurope
Senior Communication and Press Officer, European Network Against Racism

Kahina Bahloul @Kahinaba @parlemoidislam
President, “Parle-moi d’Islam” (France)

Yizhar Be’er
Executive Director, Keshev, The Center for the Protection of Democracy in

Tanja Milevska
Freelance journalist, specialist in European affairs

Deborah Seward @UNinBrussels
Director, United Nations Regional Information Centre, Brussels

15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 - 17:00 Closing Session: Conclusion, Recommendations, and Way Forward

Recommendations of the afternoon parallel sessions

Closing Remarks:

Helga Schmid @HelgaSchmid_EU @eu_eeas
Secretary-General of the European External Action Service

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser @UNAOC
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

17:30 – 19:00 Cocktail Reception


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